Bestselling author

Dimitri Verhulst

Dimitri Verhulst  is one of our most successful contemporary writers and has been translated into 25 languages. As an author, he is also involved in the business side of publishing.

In 2018, Dimitri started working with publishing house Pluim and co-started a writers cooperative to gain more writer’s involvement in the strategy of the publisher.


Dimitri Verhulst is renowned for his juicy language and his engagement, often expressed in tragicomedies full of pitch-black worldviews and intimate portrayals.His breakthrough novel from 2006, The Misfortunates (De helaasheid der dingen) is now in its sixty-first reprint. It won various awards and was adapted into a successful movie. 

Dimitri produces a steady stream of literary work, his latest novel “De pruimenpluk” appeared in June 2019.